I released five new sample lessons from my Test With Spring course: Introduction to Spock Framework

January 2014

FindBugs Maven Plugin Tutorial

FindBugs is a static code analysis tool which identifies problems found from Java code. We can integrate FindBugs into our build process by using the FindBugs Maven plugin. This blog post identifies four typical use cases and describes how we can

How to Start a Software Project as Fast as Possible

We started a new project last week, and I started to wonder what are the most important things to do if we want to get a project started as fast as possible (without messing it up). I figured out three things which have helped me to concentrate on

Using jOOQ With Spring: Code Generation

As we might remember from the first part of this tutorial, jOOQ states that jOOQ generates Java code from your database and lets you build typesafe SQL queries through its fluent API. The first part of this tutorial describes how we can configure

Using jOOQ With Spring: Configuration

I have had my share of performance problems caused by ORMs. Although I have to admit that most of these problems were really caused by yours truly, I have started to think that using ORMs in read-only operations is not worth it. I started to look